DATES: 18th-19th Feb 2012
WHERE: Berowra Creek - a picturesque part of the Hawkesbury River system, with sheer sandstone cliffs, Sydney Blue Gums, National Park, abundant wildlife, deep water and good fishing.
See Map on http://www.maritime.nsw.gov.au/docs/lhawkesr_front.pdf
ACCESS: For Sydneysiders & West, turn off Old Northern into Galston Rd at Dural, then travel along Galston, Arcadia & Bay Roads.
For those north of the Hawkesbury, alternate ramps are at Mooney Mooney Pt and Brooklyn to meet at the overnight stop.
LAUNCHING RAMP: Dusthole Bay, Berowra Waters
LAUNCH TIME: 8 - 10 am Sat. 18th Feb, depart at 11 am
(You may wish to launch & join us on Friday evening)
Lunch at Calabash Bay or Joe Crafts Bay
Take your time motoring to explore the beautiful surrounding scenery
Enjoy a sail to the entrance of Berowra Waters, if conditions permit
Happy Hour at our overnight spot at a chosen beach, on the western shore between Cobs Bay & Bar island
BBQ Dinner – Careel BBQ & lamp will be available as usual
Depart morning, Careel Time, for an excursion to Bar Island, with a historical tour, to inspect aboriginal middens & relics, building foundations and pioneer graves. Nearby is an old shipwreck and Milson Island
Motor back to de-rig & retrieve at launching ramp
Radio Contact: Channel 27.88 then 27.94,
Facilities: Water, toilets & picnic facilities at Berowra Creek ramp
Note: No facilities at overnight stop and take a full tank of fuel as most of the cruise will be under O/B motor!
CRUISE CAPTAIN: Lindsey O’Hagan
Contact: home 9624 2314 Mob. 0419 609777
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